Hurricane Sandy updates from NYC
The Kid Reporters will have continuing updates from New York about the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Right now, Kid Reporter Cecilia Gault is out talking to her neighbors in Lower Manhattan — one of the hardest hit areas of the city — for a story update about the storm. She and her family also went back to their apartment after a couple days in a nearby hotel. Cecilia and her family say their apartment suffered no damage, but friends in the neighboring community of Tribeca weren't so lucky. Still, they don't have power — like most people below 39th Street. Cecilia sent in this photo of glow sticks that were placed in a stairwell to help residents see where they are walking:
More photos and updates will be coming from Kid Reporters in New York and other areas affected by Hurricane Sandy. Stay tuned for their coverage. And share your story with us: Do live in an area affected by Hurricane Sandy? If you do, how did the storm impact your community? What did your family and neighbors do to prepare? Share your experiences with us in the comments below!
(Photos courtesy Cecilia Gault)
—Kids Press Corps Editor Dante A. Ciampaglia